12th of June, 1981

The 12th of June, 1981, fell on a Friday. Day 163 of 1981. Decade: 1980s.

38 years, 9 months and 25 days have passed since the 12th of June, 1981.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Adriana Lima: Brazilian model.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 12th of June, 1981:

  • United States: Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
  • United Kingdom: Being With You - Smokey Robinson

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 12th of June, 1981.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Kim Carnes - "Bette Davis Eyes"

    "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes would go on to win a Grammy for 1981's Song of the Year.

  • Lech Walesa.

    The architect of the Gdansk Agreement, Lech Walesa, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1981.

  • Chariots of Fire

    "Chariots of Fire" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1981.

  • 1981 in movies.

    Movies released in 1981 included Raiders of the Lost Ark, On Golden Pond, Superman II, Arthur, Stripes, The Cannonball Run, Chariots of Fire, For Your Eyes Only, The Four Seasons, Escape from New York, The Evil Dead, Mad Max 2, An American Werewolf in London and Time Bandits.

  • 1981 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1981 included Kim Carnes, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, Rick Springfield, Kool & the Gang, Hall & Oates, Eddie Rabbitt, Dolly Parton and REO Speedwagon.

  • The AIDS epidemic begins.

    In the middle of 1981, the AIDS epidemic officially began, as the CDC reported that an unusual type of pneumonia had been discovered in five homosexual men in LA.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 38 years, 9 months and 25 days have passed since the 12th of June, 1981.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1981.
  • Leap Year: 1981 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 12th of June, 1981, will be 38 years of age.
  • People born in 1981 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 361148400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 12th of June, 1981:

  • 13th of May, 1981: A man attempts to assassinate Pope John Paul II.
  • 14th of May, 1981: FA Cup Final 1981: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Manchester City 3-2 in a replay.
  • 14th of May, 1981: The Boston Celtics win the 1981 NBA Finals after they defeat the Houston Rockets 4-2.
  • 15th of May, 1981: American serial killer Lemuel Smith murders a female correctional officer by the name of Donna Payant.
  • 22nd of May, 1981: Peter Sutcliffe is found guilty of being the Yorkshire Ripper.
  • 27th of May, 1981: Football: Liverpool win the European Cup after defeating Real Madrid 1-0.
  • 5th of June, 1981: News of AIDS begins to spread, as the CDC issues a report about a rare case of "pneumonia" that has been found in five homosexual men..
  • 7th of June, 1981: Israel carries out an airstrike on an Iraqi nuclear reactor.
  • 19th of June, 1981: The Cannonball Run (1981) is released.
  • 21st of June, 1981: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) is released in cinemas.
  • 26th of June, 1981: The film Stripes (1981), starring Bill Murray, is released in movie theaters.
  • 3rd of July, 1981: AIDS epidemic: The New York Times publishes a story about an "rare cancer" that has been found in 41 homosexuals.
  • 7th of July, 1981: The single "Tainted Love" is released by Soft Cell.
  • 10th of July, 1981: The Fox and the Hound (1981) is released.
  • 10th of July, 1981: The film Escape from New York (1981) is released.
  • 10th of July, 1981: Ken McElroy is murdered in Skidmore, Missouri.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 12th of June, 1981, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1981 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 12th of June, 1981 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.
  • Mork & Mindy - Comedy TV show about an alien called Mork. Starring Robin Williams.
  • Taxi - American sitcom starring Andy Kaufman and Danny DeVito.
  • Dallas - Soap opera.
  • The Incredible Hulk - Starring Lou Ferrigno.
  • The Love Boat - Television series that was set on a cruise ship. Starring Gavin MacLeod as Captain Merrill Stubing.
  • Chips - TV show about two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers called Jon Baker and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello.

1981 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1981.

"Thundarr the Barbarian" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Mork & Mindy" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Sesame Street" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1981 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1981:

  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Rubik's Cube
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Intellivision (games console)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Simon (memory game)
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Atari 2600
  • Lego Technic
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Magna Doodle
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 12th of June:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 12th of June, 1981.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 12th of June, 1981 was probably conceived around the 2nd of September, 1980. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 12th of June, 1981 is the 22nd of March, 1982. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
  • Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
  • Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
  • Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.
  • Breakout - Arcade game published by Atari.

12th of June

Events that have occurred on the 12th of June:

  • 12th of June, 1967: The U.S. Supreme Court declares all state laws prohibiting interracial marriage to be unconstitutional
  • 12th of June, 1991: Boris Yeltsin is elected President of Russia.
  • 12th of June, 1991: The Chicago Bulls win the 1991 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1.
  • 12th of June, 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are both murdered. O.J. Simpson is eventually charged with the crime
  • 12th of June, 2016: An Islamic terrorist called Omar Mateen opens fire and kills 49 people in Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
  • 12th of June, 1963: American civil rights activist Medgar Evers is shot dead outside of his house in Jackson, Mississippi.
  • 12th of June, 1984: The Boston Celtics win the 1984 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-3.
  • 12th of June, 1987: The film Predator (1987) is released in movie theaters.
  • 12th of June, 2001: The song "Family Affair" is released by Mary J. Blige.
  • 12th of June, 2002: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2002 NBA Finals after they defeat the New Jersey Nets 4-0.
  • 12th of June, 2004: The 2004 UEFA European Championship kicks off in Portugal.
  • 12th of June, 2008: Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is released on the PlayStation.
  • 12th of June, 2011: The Dallas Mavericks win the 2011 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat 4-2.
  • 12th of June, 2014: The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil.
  • 12th of June, 2014: Football: Cesc Fabregas signs for Chelsea.
  • 12th of June, 2015: The release date of the movie Jurassic World.
  • 12th of June, 2017: The Golden State Warriors win the 2017 NBA finals after they defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1.
  • 12th of June, 2020: The 2020 UEFA European Championship begins.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 12th of June, 1981.

  • 14,179 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,225,065,600 seconds have passed since the 12th of June, 1981.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,429,243,200 times.
  • Since the 12th of June, 1981, earth has travelled approximately 632,133,849,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 204,177,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 105,355,642 steps. That's about 46,825 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,700,787 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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